On the Menu: Week of November 17

Upcoming events at the James Beard Foundation

 

Here's what the James Beard Foundation is up to next week: 

 

Monday, November 18, 6:30 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Chicago

Fresh off a three-star review from the Chicago Tribune, the Windy City’s mk is playing host to this exciting Friends of James Beard Benefit, headlined by local and visiting talent—including two JBF Outstanding Chef Award winners.

 

Monday, November 18, 7:00 PM

Italian Chic

For fine dining in the Gaslamp, those in the know head straight to BiCE, the U.S. outpost of the chic Northern Italian eatery where Milan-born chef Mario Cassineri’s modern spin on classic Italian dishes is inspired by Southern California’s local bounty.

 

Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 P.M.

Brooklyn Hot Spot

Two years ago Blue Hill and Gramercy Tavern veterans Joseph Ogrodneck and Walker Stern gave Brooklyn’s dining scene a huge upgrade when they set up shop in a tiny storefront. Today their charming Battersby, which was ranked among America’s best new restaurants by Bon Appétit, continues to be one of the city’s most elusive reservations. 

 

Wednesday, November 20, 6:00 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Palm Springs, CA

Nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, Spencer's restaurant is one of Palm Spring’s most popular destinations, known for its spectacular setting and chef Eric Wadlund’s classic American cuisine. Join chef Wadlund and special guests for this exciting dinner benefiting the James Beard Foundation’s programs.

 

Wedneday, November 20, 7:00 P.M.

Modern New Orleans Tradition

Following stints with industry icons Michel Richard and John Besh, chef Phillip Lopez opened his own New Orleans restaurant, Root. Since then, Lopez has been a progressive force for redefining preparation, techniques, and flavors in the Big Easy’s culinary landscape, earning Root a coveted spot on Bon Appétit’s 50 Best New Restaurants list.

 

Thursday, November 21, 7:00 P.M.

Montana Rugged Luxury

Ranked one of the world’s best hotels by Travel + Leisure in 2013, the Relais & Chateaux–designated Triple Creek Ranch delivers perfect rustic elegance along with a distinguished, French-driven dining program and award-winning wine cellar.  

 

Friday, November 22, 7:00 P.M.

Evenings Afar: Australia

Join us for the first event in our exciting international dining series brought to us by AFAR Media. Chef Alla Wolf-Tasker will be serving a menu representative of the dishes that you would find at her Lake House restaurant in Victoria, Australia, in late autumn, when many of her favorite ingredients—like chestnuts, pheasant, and truffles—are at their peak.

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